Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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News

Australian-first lion experience launches at Monarto Zoo

13 November 2017

Lions 360, an Australian-first experience at Monarto Zoo, has officially been launched today ahead of being opened to the public from this Sunday.

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New legislation paves the way for industrial hemp industry in SA

11 November 2017

The proclamation of the Industrial Hemp Act 2017 and associated regulatory framework, which will come into effect on Sunday 12 November, will allow for the cultivation of industrial hemp and the processing and manufacture of industrial hemp products…

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Penfolds Magill Estate wins international Best of Wine Tourism Award

10 November 2017

Penfolds Magill Estate – synonymous with South Australia and world-class wine – has taken out the international Best of Wine Tourism Award for the category ‘Wine Tourism Services’.

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Chinese recognition for Riverland’s precious Pest Free Area to drive exports

10 November 2017

In a huge boost for the State’s Riverland community, the Chinese Government has formally recognised the region as a Pest Free Area for all horticulture commodities from the Riverland.

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Eudunda heavy vehicle bypass complete

10 November 2017

The Eudunda heavy vehicle bypass is now complete, filling a gap in the state’s 26-metre B-double trucking network.

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Popup wine events in Adelaide’s laneways

8 November 2017

Throughout the remainder of 2017, popup wine events will be held in Adelaide’s laneways, showcasing a variety of South Australia’s distinct wine regions.

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Biosecurity boost for Cowell oyster business

8 November 2017

The biosecurity of the state’s oyster industry will be bolstered by a $267,500 Regional Development Fund grant to Eyre Shellfish at Cowell.

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Sniffing out fruit fly at Adelaide Airport

8 November 2017

South Australia’s fruit fly defences will be strengthened in the coming months with a detector dog patrolling Adelaide Airport to sniff out any fruit coming in from interstate.

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Funding boost to draw more visitors to the EP

7 November 2017

Facilities to attract and keep visitors in the lower Eyre Peninsula will be built at the Glen-Forest Tourist Park and Vineyard with the support of a $193,750 Regional Development Fund grant.

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Adelaide ‘nuts’ about almonds and pistachios

7 November 2017

About 110 delegates representing the almond and pistachio sectors are in Adelaide this week for the 7th International Symposium on Almonds and Pistachios.

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Kate Husband - Communications Manager, Primary Industries
Email: Kate.Husband@sa.gov.au
Phone: 0423 296 579

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Email: celia.brissenden@sa.gov.au

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